The Federal Ministry of Health has announced 5 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the total number confirmed cases in Nigeria to 8 cases.
The ministry made the announcement via its official Twitter page, adding that all 5 cases had a travel history to the UK/USA.
It also urges Nigerians to remain calm as public health response activities are intensified across the country.
The statement said;
A detailed travel history of each case is being compiled & contact tracing has begun Our National Emergency Operations Centre is supporting response in the states The Federal Government and is conducting risk assessment to initiate other relevant measures.
The Federal Ministry of Health through NCDC will continue to provide accurate updates & take the necessary measures to protect the health of Nigerians.
It urged the public to refrain from spreading false information while they engage in proper hand & respiratory hygiene to the spread of COVID-19.
Details to follow.